The Chakmas and Hajongs had fled from erstwhile East Pakistan due to persecution in the early 1960s.
Lt Gen Sarath Chand also said that the army had further intensified Operation All Out particularly along the Indo-Bhutan border.
Arunachal Pradesh CM Nabam Tuki tells Sagnik Chowdhury what Naga peace deal means to his state.
The Dauphin N3 twin-engined chopper went missing while on a flight from Dibrugarh in Assam.
Police said that a car which the alleged rapists had used to whisk away the girl on July 26 has been also seized.
Road links have been snapped in eight districts of Arunachal, leaving several administrative circles faced with a shortage of essential items including foodgrains.
While the Brahmaputra was flowing over the danger mark at Nimatighat (near Jorhat) for the second consecutive day, boat ferry service between Jorhat and Majuli island was suspended because of the current.
A group of 35 NSCN (Khaplang) rebels attacked the camp in the Indo-Myanmar border region at around 2.30 AM, Tirap SP Ajit Kumar Singla said.
The proposed 378-km railway line to Tawang would begin from Missamari near Tezpur in Assam.
State health commissioner Sanjeeva Kumar had on Tuesday told The Indian Express that the health department had already collected and sent 35 samples of Maggi and other noodles to the public health laboratory.
Ranjan Kumar Chakma alias Sabhananu has been charged under six IPC sections including attempt to murder, criminal conspiracy and waging war against the state as well as under the Arms Act and the Prevention of Unlawful Activities Act.
“Would the Chinese people have tolerated India excluding Tibet from the Chinese map when their President (Xi Jinping) visited India?” said Sena.
China has been laying territorial claim over Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Jammu and Kashmir but India has been strongly resisting it.
The home ministry had explained that AFSPA was only being extended to 20 km in all the bordering districts of Arunachal with Assam.
The UNODC report puts the estimated total amount of opium produced in the area at 762 tonnes in 2014.